Archive for the Category ‘Local Business’

Land Prep for Major Retail District has Finally Started in Lake Nona

Land Prep for Major Retail District has Finally Started in Lake Nona

Possibly the hottest topic in Lake Nona for the last 5 years has been talks about the large retail area coming to the area, and it looks like it might finally become a reality. We’ve had a few shops and restaurants opening in the area, but to get to any large retail stores, we need [...]

3 questions with the man bringing specialty grocer to Lake Nona area

3 questions with the man bringing specialty grocer to Lake Nona area

When Nathan Landers read on Facebook that residents in the Lake Nona area were asking for a Trader Joe’s or similar niche grocer, he knew he had a golden opportunity. The president of Palm Beach Gardens-based retail developer Blackfin Partners said his company adjusted plans for a new shopping center it wants to build near [...]

Lake Nona getting a RaceTrac gas station?

Lake Nona getting a RaceTrac gas station?

The construction that’s been going on on the west side of Narcoossee Rd near Eagle Creek is finally taking shape, and it appears Lake Nona will be getting a RaceTrac gas station…and very soon. There aren’t any signs confirming this will be a RaceTrac, but now that the roof is up above where the pumps [...]

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

The grand opening of the $50 million Lake Nona Town Center is just weeks away, and that means a larger daytime population of business professionals will soon be appearing in the 8,000-acre southeast Orlando community to add to all the activity in neighboring Medical City. Construction is wrapping up on the first phase of the [...]

See who else will set up shop in Lake Nona Town Center

See who else will set up shop in Lake Nona Town Center

The new $50 million Lake Nona Town Center is nearing completion, and the development’s Class A building already is 75 percent leased — a sign that more jobs are en route to the fast-growing 11-square-mile community. Luxembourg-based global workplace provider Regus Group Plc. — which offers ready-to-rent executive suites, offices, meeting space and virtual offices [...]

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits coming to Lake Nona

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits coming to Lake Nona

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is opening two new locations in Central Florida. The first will open in mid-August at 19065 U.S. Highway 441, the company’s first location in Mount Dora, and a new Lake Nona store will open at 12254 Narcoossee Road in late September. The ABC Fine Wine & Spirits in Mount Dora [...]

Help Wanted – Full Time Coffee Shop Worker

Help Wanted – Full Time Coffee Shop Worker

Federal Government agency needs Full Time Coffee Shop Worker, Lake Nona, FL Incumbent must possess good people skills, with an ability to interact well with customers and co-workers in a positive and friendly manner. Incumbent should possess knowledge in the following areas: coffee shop operations, cash register, food service, operational knowledge of a variety of [...]

Help Wanted – Coffee Shop Manager

Help Wanted – Coffee Shop Manager

The Veterans Canteen Service, located at VA Medical Center, Lake Nona, FL is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated management individuals with strong leadership and communication skills to manage our dynamic fast paced coffee shop service operations. Salary Range: $28,553 – $41,530 Responsibilities: Individuals must manage day-to-day operations of a small coffee shop, project food cost, control, [...]

Blue Water Spa Covers

Blue Water Spa Covers

At Blue Water Spa Covers our mission is to custom-build the highest quality spa cover at the lowest possible cost. Blue Water Spa Covers, located in Orlando, has been making quality spa covers for dealers all over the U.S. since 1991. We are now OPEN to the PUBLIC for our local Central Florida residents. We [...]

Harmony Institute receives $1000 check from Cargill as volunteer project launches.

Harmony Institute receives $1000 check from Cargill as volunteer project launches.

On Saturday, March 19, 2011, Cargill Animal Nutrition’s employee-led Cargill Cares Council presented a $1,000 check to Harmony Institute board member Michael Stewart and Harmony Institute founder and president, Martha Lentz. The donation is to support the Institute’s mission of promoting human health and well-being through the interaction of people, animals and nature. After presenting [...]